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child safety

Responding to Your Child’s Swim Mishaps

It happens even when you’re right there, within arms reach of your child. One minute, they’re bobbing on a noodle or splashing on the steps. The next minute, they’re under water. You only took your eyes off them for one second, but it was during that second that your child disappeared. You lunge for them and pluck them up quickly – before any harm is done. They are physically fine, but then … Read Article

Having a Safe and Healthy Summer Camp Experience

If you’re like many parents right now, you’re busy deciding which summer camp your children will be attending and thinking about how to prepare them for a fun, healthy and safe experience away from home. With those decisions, it’s natural for parents to experience some anxiety; especially for those who have first-time campers or children with chronic health issues. The following … Read Article

Groot’s California Adventure

May is a major month for “Guardians of the Galaxy” fans. The film’s much-anticipated sequel hit movie screens May 5, and the “Guardians of the Galaxy–Mission: BREAKOUT!” attraction premieres at Disney’s California Adventure (1313 Disneyland Dr., Anaheim; May 27. This immersive ride offers guests an family fun and out-of-this-world adventure as they join characters on randomized … Read Article

Talking to Kids About the Manchester Attack

On Monday night, May 22, a suicide bomber set off explosions that killed at least 22 people and injured 59 more outside Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. The crowd was there to see a concert by pop star Ariana Grande, so many of those injured and killed were kids and families. Because of Grande’s popularity with tweens, it’s likely your kids have heard at least something about the … Read Article